On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 07:32:37PM -0500, Frank Bax wrote:
> At 10:57 AM 2/21/02 -0500, Jeff Wasilko wrote:
> >On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 11:08:02AM -0000, Jakob Siguršsson wrote:
> >> Never the less, does anyone know how I can fix this ? Ie. not send all the
> >> emails to isl.is users in one envelope to mx1.isl.is ?
> >If you upgrade to sendmail 8.12.2, you can set the max # of
> >recipients on a per domain.
> >In earlier versions, you could add r=50 or r=30 to your mailer
> >definitions to limit all envelopes to that size.
> Jeff: This is very interesting! What is the best way to determine the
> max# setting for each domain (besides trial and error)? We only hit the
> 'too many recipients' problem for the first on our last mailing. Time to
I'd have to say trial and error. I found mention of problems at
AOL with large #s of recipients, so I throttled them 15 and left
everyone else at 32.
For speed (more parallel deliveries), I have the default outgoing
queue (called remote) set to only 5 recipients per envelope.